KiwiSaver: Important versus urgent

President Eisenhower’s renowned principle, known as the Eisenhower Matrix, uses levels of urgency and importance to prioritise workload. Tasks that are both important and urgent must take first priority. If a task is neither urgent nor important it should be shelved...
Evergreen or is it Evergrande?

Evergreen or is it Evergrande?

EVERGREEN OR IS IT EVERGRANDE? Market Correction Soothsaying. Do you need to listen? It was only a few months back we learned of the over-hyped story about a boat stuck in a ditch owned by Evergreen, the Ever Given. An important ditch nonetheless – the Suez...
2021 Market outlook

2021 Market outlook

New Zealand is in recession, so why are so many in the finance industry so confident about the future? Fergus McDonald of Nikko Asset Management explains… 2020 was a year of fear, anxiety, uncertainty and global economic defibrillation. Yet for investors it was...